Please refer to Section 7.1.3 "Operating trend" regarding the acquisition of the Jacada software division. (as of January 1, 2008)
In February 2008, the former owner of SPL Software Ltd., Israel, the Silverboim Group, exercised its option to sell with respect to the remaining 19.92 percent of the shares. Based on the operating result of the SPL Group for 2007, a purchase price for these shares of €19,437 thousand was arrived at. It was paid on February 22, 2008.